Graduation Rate: 98% (at the end of the school year before last, the percent of students who graduated "on time" by earning a diploma four years after they entered 9th grade).
Daily Attendance Rate: 92% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: % students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 59% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: % students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)
Program 1: Architecture and Design
Program description: Students engage in a course of study that promotes creative thought and technical proficiency. Students learn the principles of design must articulate and defend their creative decisions. Students learn industry methodologies to draft, communicate, and render physical prototypes of their designs. This ability to both create and build makes our students highly desirable for paid internships with industry partners. Priority given to students who are eligible for Free Lunch (based on family income) for up to 63% of seats.
Seats 9 GE: 124
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1225
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 10
Seats 9 SWD: 26
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 273
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 11
Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Brooklyn students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents
Extracurricular activities and clubs offered by the school that do not fall under one of the Sports categories (PSAL Sports or School Sports): Art & Design, Electrical Installation, Music, Photography, Woodworking
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Volleyball
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball, Flag Football, Softball, Volleyball
PSAL Sports Coed
Co-ed PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Baseball/Softball, Basketball, Football, Track/Cross Country, Volleyball
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data
Total students: 580
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 3:27pm
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Human Geography, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Online Grading System; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Internships
School accessibility description: Partially Accessible
NTA: North Side-South Side
Campus name: Harry Van Arsdale Educational Campus
School Number: K650
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 301
Council district: 33
Census tract: 519
About Williamsburg High School for Architecture and Design
Address: 257 NORTH 6TH STREET, BROOKLYN NY 11211
Phone number: 718-388-1260
Fax number: 718-486-2580
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: G to Lorimer St; L to Bedford Ave
Bus lines near the school: B24, B32, B39, B44, B44-SBS, B46, B48, B60, B62, Q54, Q59
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Distinctive course of study that promotes both creative thought and technical proficiency.
Coursework teaches marketable and unique skill sets that bolster student employability and college admissions.
Paid internship opportunities with professional industry partners.
Guidance-driven approach to support students' learning styles and academic goals.
CTE program(s): Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD/Preservation Arts